The Heat examines whether veterans are getting needed care

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In the United States, Veterans’ Day was marked at ceremonies across the country and in the nation’s capital as a time for reflection and introspection to honor members of the military who served and made the ultimate sacrifice. But for many vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, the horrors of war continue to follow them back home.

“Moral injury” is relatively new term is being used among U.S. veterans coping with the after effects of war that describes a condition that manifests itself with profound feelings of guilt, anger and shame. These symptoms are particularly difficult to treat. CCTV America’s Roza Kazan reported this story from Chicago.

The Heat examines whether veterans are getting needed care

The Heat examines whether veterans are getting needed care

In the United States, Veterans' Day was marked at ceremonies across the country and in the nation's capital as a time for reflection and introspection to honor members of the military who served and made the ultimate sacrifice. But for many vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, the horrors of war continue to follow them back home. "Moral injury" is relatively new term is being used among U.S. veterans coping with the after effects of war that describes a condition that manifests itself with profound feelings of guilt, anger and shame. These symptoms are particularly difficult to treat. CCTV America's Roza Kazan reported this story from Chicago.

Are the brave men and women who fought for their country only to return home with conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder getting the care they need? The Heat interviewed General Peter Chiarelli, the former vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army who led the Pentagon’s efforts on post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury and suicide prevention.

Retired Gen.Peter Chiarelli discusses conditions facing veterans

Retired Gen.Peter Chiarelli discusses conditions facing veterans

In the United States, Veterans' Day was marked at ceremonies across the country and in the nation's capital as a time for reflection and introspection to honor members of the military who served and made the ultimate sacrifice. But for many vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, the horrors of war continue to follow them back home. Are the brave men and women who fought for their country only to return home with conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder getting the care they need? The Heat interviewed General Peter Chiarelli, the former vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army who led the Pentagon’s efforts on post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury and suicide prevention.

The Heat also interviewed Sgt. Bryan Anderson, one of the few triple amputees to survive his injuries in Iraq. His book, “No Turning Back” is an inspiring testament to courage and perseverance.

Sgt. Bryan Anderson shares inspiring rehabilitation story

Sgt. Bryan Anderson shares inspiring rehabilitation story

The Heat also interviewed Sgt. Bryan Anderson, one of the few triple amputees to survive his injuries in Iraq. His book, “No Turning Book” is an inspiring testament to courage and perseverance.

Here is the full interview with Bryan Anderson.

FULL INTERVIEW: Sgt. Bryan Anderson

FULL INTERVIEW: Sgt. Bryan Anderson

This is The Heat's full interview with Bryan Anderson. Sgt. Anderson is one of the few triple amputees to survive his injuries in Iraq. His book, “No Turning Back is an inspiring testament to courage and perseverance.

A solemn remembrance was held in London over the weekend as the Queen honored British military veterans. The Heat interviewed Tony Hayes, CEO of the Veterans Association UK and asked if veterans in the United Kingdom are getting the treatment they need.

Tony Hayes of the Veterans Association of UK discusses veterans health

Tony Hayes of the Veterans Association of UK discusses veterans health

A solemn remembrance was held in London over the weekend as the Queen honored British military veterans. The Heat interviewed Tony Hayes, CEO of the Veterans Association UK and asked if veterans in the United Kingdom are getting the treatment they need.